Category Archives: Health and Diet

The Great Forgetting

Cross-posted from http://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/have-you-heard-of-the-great-forgetting/ with lengthy article here: . Reference: Quinn, Daniel date-unknown “The Great Forgetting”. Website referenced 1/26/2014 at http://www.filmsforaction.org/news/the_great_forgetting/. Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life Republished from deep-ecology-hub.com … Continue reading

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Superbugs

cross-posted from article: http://www.everydayhealth.com/healthy-living/five-superbugs-you-need-to-know.aspx?xid=nl_EverydayHealthSexualHealth_20130309#/slide-1 The CDC has warned of a new ‘nightmare’ bacteria called CRE, but it’s not the only treatment-resistant bug you need to know about. By Amir Khan, Everyday Health Staff  Writer The U.S. Centers for Disease Control … Continue reading

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Common Sunflowers: Helianthus annuus

Wild sunflowers along roadside in New Mexico Sunflowers a.k.a. “Common Sunflower”, “Mirasol”, “Kansas Sunflower” Helianthus annuus Localitie: Located throughout the western and southern United States, Southern Canada, and Northern Mexico. They are native to meadows, roadsides, foothills, prairies, and dry … Continue reading

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Eggs

Eggs We all know “eggs” … and to most of us, those are what we have for breakfast. But there is much more depth to this prehistoric culinary item than just food. Eggs are laid by many different kinds of … Continue reading

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Fermentation

Edible Exhibit: The Taste of Things To Come * The Naughton Institute / Science Center * * Trinity College * Pearse Street * Dublin 2 Ireland ** http://www.dublinscience2012.ie/2012/02/edible/ * February 10 – April 5, 2012 * Fermentation One of the … Continue reading

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6,500 year old popcorn and 5 other foods with ancient origins – Yahoo! News

6,500 year old popcorn and 5 other foods with ancient origins By The Week’s Editorial Staff | The Week – 14 hrs ago Email Print Popcorn, ice cream, and the hamburger share something other than being American favorites — they’re all much older than one would … Continue reading

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Bronze age man’s lunch: a spoonful of nettle stew | Science | The Observer

Archaeological dig reveals hundreds of objects, from six oak-tree boats to a bowl of food Dalya Alberge, The Observer, Sunday 4 December 2011 Crossposted on this site by WordPress “Press This” application Article history The smallest of six oak boats … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About The Beef You Eat

What You Need to Know About The Beef You Eat.   By Jo Robinson February/March 2008 746 3 Image Gallery Today’s industrialized process reduces the nutritional value of the meat, stresses the animals, increases the risk of bacterial contamination, pollutes the … Continue reading

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Vespula germanica: The German or European Wasp, aka “Yellow Jackets”

Tidbinbilla Nature reserve*Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * German or European Wasps: The Yellowjacket Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apocrita: Vespidae: Vespula germanica Common Names: German Wasp, European Wasp, Yellow Jackets, the fake paper wasp. Localities: Northern hemisphere and native … Continue reading

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Pepper spray is not messing around | Grist

Pepper spray is not messing around | Grist. If this weekend’s attack on students had you wondering how bad pepper spray really is, science writer Deborah Blum has you covered. Answer: It’s five times more intense than the hottest natural … Continue reading

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